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very meaning and definition

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VERY adjective

Definition of very (adjective)

  1. precisely as stated
    • "the very center of town"
  2. being the exact same one; not any other:
    • "this is the identical room we stayed in before"; "the themes of his stories are one and the same"; "saw the selfsame quotation in two newspapers"; "on this very spot"; "the very thing he said yesterday"; "the very man I want to see"
    • synonyms: identical, selfsame

VERY adverb

Definition of very (adverb)

  1. used as intensifiers; `real' is sometimes used informally for `really'; `rattling' is informal
    • "she was very gifted"; "he played very well"; "a really enjoyable evening"; "I'm real sorry about it"; "a rattling good yarn"
    • synonyms: rattling, real, really
  2. precisely so
    • "on the very next page"; "he expected the very opposite"
Source: Princeton University Wordnet

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